Events October 2017

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Oct
2017

Left behind? Inequality and inclusive growth - assessing the Australian experience

Professor Peter Whiteford, Social Policy Institute, ANU.

The combination of rising inequality in income and wealth with stagnating living standards for much of the distribution represents a fundamental societal challenge for the rich countries of the OECD.

17
Oct
2017

New directions for asylum seeker policies?

Tony Ward
Australian discussion of asylum seekers is polarised between slogans of ‘Stop the Boats’ and ‘Bring them here’. Both sides have good arguments – and both have their blind spots. This seminar explores how to bridge the two. Based on Tony Ward’s new book Bridging Troubled Waters: Australia and Asylum Seekers, the seminar draws on a wide range of evidence, focusing on key drivers of public attitudes and asylum seeker patterns – both key factors in developing comprehensive policy responses.
17
Oct
2017

Technology and the future of work in India: an exploration of the likely (or unlikely) impact of automation in developing countries

Sher Singh Verick, Visiting Fellow, Australia South Asia Research Centre, and Deputy Director,International Labour Organisation Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India.

Recent progress in robotics and artificial intelligence has generated intense debate on the impact of automation on employment.

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